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A.P. Industrial Promotion Officer

Vacancies for the post of Industrial Promotion Officers in A.P. Industries Subordinate Service

Important dates:

Online availability of application: 29/02/2012 to 29/03/2012

Last date for payment of fee: 27/03/2012

Date of exam: 06/05/2012

Application Fees: Rs.100/- (Application Processing Fee), Rs.80/- (Examination Fee)


Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts will be made on written examination (objective type) and oral tests. The final selection of these posts will be based on the written and oral marks put together.

  1. The minimum qualifying marks for selection are OCs 40%, BCs 35% SCs, STs 30% or as per rules. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxed able in the case of SC/ST/BC on the discretion of the Commission.
  2. The candidates will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and for the vacancies available. N.B.: Mere securing minimum qualifying marks shall not vest any right in a candidate for being considered for selection.
  3. The selection will be made on state-wide merit. Reservation to local candidates is not applicable to this recruitment as per departmental special rules.
  4. The appearance in all the papers at the Written Examination as per rules is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render his candidature as disqualified.
  5. Candidates have to produce Original documents and other particulars for verification as and when required and called for. If the particulars furnished in the application do not tally with the Original documents produced by the candidate, the candidature will be rejected. The candidate should carefully fill in all the particulars. For any omission on his part in filling the application leading to rejection of his/her candidature as he/she will be solely and squarely responsible. Commission will not entertain any request in this regard.
  6. The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification.

Scheme of Exam:

Written(Objective Type)Examination


General Studies

150 Marks

150 Ques.

150 Minutes


Subject: (Common) Diploma Standard Applied Science, Engineering and Management

300 Marks

150 Ques.

150 Minutes


450 Marks






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Industrial Promotion Officers in

A.P. Industries Subordinate







Education Qualification:


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Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications


Industrial Promotion Officers in

A.P. Industries Subordinate


(a) A degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology specified below of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or a provincial Act, or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission ;

1. Mechanical Engineering;

2. Chemical Engineering;

3. Electrical Engineering;

4. Electronics & Communications Engineering;

5. Computer Sciences;

6.Electrical & Electronics;

7. Metallurgical Engineering;

8. Production Engineering;

9. Industrial Engineering;

10. Automobile Engineering;

11. Ceramics;

12. Bio-Medical Engineering;

13. Petro Chemical Engineering;

14. Instrumentation Engineering.


(b) A diploma in any branch of Engineering or Technology specified

under Clause (a) above of a recognized Institution with three years

experience in any reputed workshop, factory or an industrial



How to Apply:

1. Logon to the website (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter basic personal details like name, father’s name, date of birth, and community.

2. Immediately on entering the above details the applicant will get (downloadable) - challan form to pay the fee at A.P. online centres /State Bank of India.

3. The applicant should pay the prescribed fee in any one of the A.P. Online centres /State bank of India and obtain fee paid challan with journal number in the first instance.

4. On the next working day after payment of fee the applicant should again visit Website and enter the journal number to get and fill the format of application and should submit on-line.

5. Affix your recent colour passport size photograph on a white paper and then sign below the photograph with black pen. Scan the above photo and signature and upload in the appropriate space provided (jpg format) in application form.

6. The applicants have to invariably fill all the relevant columns in the application and should submit on-line.

  • Hand written/ typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed application form will not be accepted
  • Only applicants willing to serve anywhere in the Andhra Pradesh should apply.

Contact Information:

For any problems related to online submission and downloading of hall-tickets

Phone: 040-23557455 (call time: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm & 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm)

Email:  appschelpdesk@gmail.com.



Centre for Written Examination:

  • The Written Examination will be held at Hyderabad.
  • The Written Examination is likely to be held on 06/05/2012



Paper-1: General Studies And

1. General Science –

2. Current events of national and international importance.

3. History of India  and Indian National Movement.Indian and World Geography.

4. Indian polity and Economy

5. General- Mental ability

6. Questions on General Science will cover General appreciation and understanding  of science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In History of India, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. Questions on Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of independence. In Geography emphasis will be on geography of India. Questions

on the geography of India will relate to physical, social and economic geography of the country, including the main features of the Indian agricultural and natural resources. Questions on Indian Polity and Economy will test knowledge of the country’s political system and Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, Social Systems and economic developments in India. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.

7. Disaster Management (Source : CBSE Publications)

1. Concepts in disaster management and vulnerability profile of India / State of A.P.

2. Earth quakes / Cyclones / Tsunami / Floods / Drought – causes and effects.

3. Man made disasters - Prevention strategies.

4. Mitigation strategies / Mitigation measures.


Paper-2 : Subject (Diploma Standard) Applied Science, Engineering and Management

1. Mathematics

2. Physics

3. Chemistry

4. Industrial Management

5. Industrial Engineering

6. Computer Applications & Basics Of Dos, Windows, Unix, Db Management, Dtp, Concepts Of E-Governance Including E-Mail, E-Commerce, Internet, Computer Viruses. 


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